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Stuff You Should Know

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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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Pb & j

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Easy listen. They are like pb&j

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What a dynamic duo love it P.S please discuss Andrew Crosse!

iTunes Ratings

41637 Ratings
Average Ratings
32915
3756
1808
1301
1857

Pb & j

By jre sent - Sep 22 2019
Read more
Easy listen. They are like pb&j

Love it

By Ddsjdjdjs - Sep 19 2019
Read more
What a dynamic duo love it P.S please discuss Andrew Crosse!
Cover image of Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know

Updated 2 days ago

Rank #5 in Society & Culture category

Read more

If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

Rank #1: Elastics: Where God and Science Smooch

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You could be forgiven for thinking the story behind elastics was boring. You’d still be wrong, though. The story of what’s holding up your underwear is a global drama, replete with war, industrial espionage, colonialism, destitute inventors – everything!

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Jan 31 2017
54 mins
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Rank #2: The Disappearance of the Yuba County Five

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In 1978, five friends set out for home from a basketball game. The next day, their car was discovered in a lonely mountain road. The next spring, their bodies began to turn up. What happened that night remains a mystery to this day. 

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Jul 10 2018
54 mins
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Rank #3: What's the deal with Baby Boomers?

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Baby Boomers are probably the most talked about generation in American history. But who are these people and how did they help shape the country we know today? Find out all about the big boom in today's episode.

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Jan 10 2017
51 mins
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Rank #4: How Pacifism Works (And Could It?)

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There is deep disagreement over whether humans are essentially peaceful or essentially warlike. Depending on your view you may see pacifism as either hopelessly naïve or the unsung response to conflict that’s kept us from wiping ourselves out.

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Jan 26 2017
1 hour 16 mins
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Rank #5: How Psychopaths Work

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There are people who walk among us who seem normal, maybe even more charming or intelligent than average, yet they hide disturbing and at times dangerous personalities behind what one researcher called a 'mask of sanity.'

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Sep 12 2017
50 mins
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Rank #6: Gerrymandering: How to Stifle Democracy

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No matter which side of the political spectrum you fall on, you should be outraged about the practice of gerrymandering. Redrawing voter district maps to ensure political dominance is about as undemocratic as it gets. Please enjoy Josh and Chuck getting unusually worked up about this abhorrent practice. 

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Jul 12 2018
39 mins
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Rank #7: The Golden Age of Grave Robbing: Stuff You Should Know Live in London

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There was a brief period in the US, UK and Ireland when a dead body could fetch a pretty penny for a person willing to dig it up and sell it to surgeons for dissection. It turns out that there was no shortage of ghoulish types willing to do just that.

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Dec 20 2016
1 hour 18 mins
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Rank #8: How Optical Illusions Work

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Now you see it, now you don't — optical illusions can fool us into seeing what's not actually there. But what causes that disconnect between perception and reality? Learn all about this visual trickery in today's episode.

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Mar 02 2017
43 mins
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Rank #9: Ballpoint pens? Heck yes, ballpoint pens!

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Get ready, folks. The ballpoint pen is far more interesting than you could ever imagine. For real. Brilliant in its simplicity. Took the world by storm. We love our ballpoint pens and you should too. Listen in today!

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Aug 21 2018
51 mins
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Rank #10: SYSK Selects: Why can't we find Amelia Earhart?

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In this week's SYSK Select episode, famed aviator Amelia Earhart's disappearance in 1937 is a mystery that endures to this day. Why don't we know what happened to her? In this episode, Josh and Chuck examine the facts and evidence behind the famous case.

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Jul 15 2017
31 mins
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Rank #11: How Dictators Work

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There are many types of dictators, from so called "benevolent" ones to the kind who rule with an iron fist. There are also many ways they can come into power, and they don't all include violence. Learn all about dictators past and present in today's episode.

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Jan 24 2017
48 mins
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Rank #12: The Stuff You Should Know 2016 Christmas Extravaganza in 3-D!

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It’s the most wonderful time of year again! Time for Josh and Chuck to take you on a cozy, hall-decked ride full of glad tidings right into the heart of the holiday spirit!

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Dec 22 2016
55 mins
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Rank #13: How the Stanford Prison Experiment Worked

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The infamous Stanford Prison Experiment wasn't really much of an experiment as it turns out. It was more like a poorly thought out exercise conducted by a professor who didn't dot the i's and cross the t's. Listen in as Josh and Chuck give this experiment some harsh treatment of their own. 

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Jul 05 2018
48 mins
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Rank #14: Are Artificial Sweeteners Really Bad For You?

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Artificial sweeteners have gotten a bad rap in the press for as long as they’ve been in use. But is it just the result of a fear of science or do artificial sweeteners cause real harm? A mounting body of studies is starting to paint a pretty grim picture.

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Jan 17 2017
58 mins
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Rank #15: Can you live without a bank account?

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Seems like it would be nearly impossible to live without a bank account these days. But it is possible! Learn all about banking and personal finance in today's riveting episode.

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Dec 27 2016
53 mins
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Rank #16: History of the Trail of Tears, Part I

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In this first of two episodes on the Trail of Tears, learn about the forces that converged to create the series of events that formed the basis of what may be the most brutal decade in American history.

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Mar 07 2017
55 mins
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Rank #17: How Watersheds Work

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Unless you happen to be standing on a hilltop or swimming in the ocean right now, you are on a watershed. These unsung wonders of topography and hydrology are an important contributor to the rain cycle and yet we humans tend to abuse them.

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Jan 12 2017
31 mins
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Rank #18: Human Blockheads: A Real Thing

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Human blockheads are performers who hammer nails and things into their noses. Yup. That's a thing. And it isn't a trick either - anyone can do it. Just please don't try to.

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Dec 29 2016
48 mins
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Rank #19: How the Secret Service Works

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The U.S. Secret Service began after a mandate from President Lincoln called for a service to combat counterfeiters. Since then, they have become more well known as the agency that guards and protects the president and the first family, along with that of former presidents. Learn all about the ins and outs of the this not so secret service in today's episode.

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Sep 14 2017
56 mins
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Rank #20: SYSK Selects: How Beer Works

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In this week's SYSK Select episode, at long last, Josh and Chuck take on perhaps their most important topic ever. Learn about the history of beer, how it's made -- the whole shebang, basically -- in this watershed episode of Stuff You Should Know.

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May 27 2017
50 mins
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